Re: [notmuch] SWIG (and particularly Python) bindings

Subject: Re: [notmuch] SWIG (and particularly Python) bindings

Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:39:56 -0500

To: notmuch


From: Ben Gamari

Excerpts from Carl Worth's message of Wed Jan 20 03:45:34 -0500 2010:
> Welcome to Notmuch!

> > Notmuch looks excellent, although it appears that its current front-end
> > for my editor of choice (vim) is a little lacking in some ways
> > (operations involving a call to notmuch invariably lock up vi for the
> > duration of the operation).
> Yes. The emacs mode was similarly crippled initially and fairly painful
> until we fixed that, (and quite nice afterwards).
I can easily believe that. I've tried using the vim mode and quickly
gave up. I think I'm going to have to stick with sup until I've added
the appropriate subprocess support into vim. I have some half-completed
code, but still have a ways to go.

> > these are to be included in-tree, I would be curious to hear people have
> > to say about how we might integrate it into the sup build system.
> I can't say much about integrating with the sup build system...
Heh. My bad.

- Ben